Before we get any further into 2016, I wanted to share some of our 2015 Christmas vacation with you! We visited family down in the Bay Area, and instead of crowding into family members homes, renting a vacation house or staying in a hotel (though we did spend one night at a Hilton Garden Inn), we rented cabins, and camped in a state park about 30 miles northwest of San Francisco.
Truth be told between travel, set-up, clean-up, and packing-up, it was a lot of work, but for me WELL WORTH all the effort. I put together a video that features a tour of the cabins, a little bit of our Christmas celebration, and some snapshots and clips from our hikes around the park.
Notes on Samuel P. Taylor Park & Cabins
- Samuel P. Taylor Park is located about 30 miles northwest of San Francisco near Lagunitas, California.
- The park is 2,882 acres, and features redwood forest, grasslands, and creeks and streams throughout. For views, take the Barnabe Peak trail (5.8 miles)
- 4 cabins are located in the Mardrone Campsite, and over 60 tent campsites are located throughout the park.
- The cabins feature an electric heater, electricity, bunk beds (sleeps up to 5). Restrooms with separate showers (hot & 50 cents for 5 minutes) are located nearby, and potable water and fire pits are just outside each cabin.
- Charming small towns are just a few miles away! During our stay, we explored Olema (dined at Sir and Star), and Point Reyes Station.
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